Johann Martin Hausknecht

21 November 1769–22 September 1847 (Age 77)
Towamensing Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Johann Martin

When Johann Martin Hausknecht was born on 21 November 1769, in Towamensing Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Hausknecht, was 24 and his mother, Anna Catharine Buchman, was 12. He married Magdalena Schaeffer in 1798. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 September 1847, in Conyngham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Conyngham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Martin Hausknecht
Magdalena Schaeffer
Marriage: 1798
Sarah Houseknecht
Regina Hausknecht
Joseph Houseknecht Sr
Johann Hausknecht
Thomas Hausknecht
Jacob Hausknecht or Housenick
Eliza Hausknecht
Salomoe Hausknecht

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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 7
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    Age 22
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name from Middle High German hūs ‘house’ + knëcht ‘boy, servant’, also ‘town-hall messenger’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (3)

    • John Martin Haussknecht, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
    • John Martin Houseknecht, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Deed Sugarloaf Twp, Luzerne County

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